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1907-07-31 (133lbs) [[Jimmy Britt]] w pts 20 [[Battling Nelson]], The Auditorium Rink, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Jack Welch. Billed for the ‘white’ 133lbs title, Britt, who was the boss from the opening bell, regained the championship on the result. Using a defensive ploy that Nelson was unable to break down, Britt took the great majority of body punches coming his way on the forearms and from the eighth round he was always in front. Although Nelson was never dropped he took a severe beating as Britt kept chopping away at him and at the final bell there was only one winner.  
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1907-07-31 (133lbs) [[Jimmy Britt]] w pts 20 [[Battling Nelson]], The Auditorium Rink, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Jack Welch. Billed for the ‘white’ 133lbs title, Britt, who was the boss from the opening bell, regained the championship on the result. Using a defensive ploy that Nelson was unable to break down, Britt took the great majority of body punches coming his way on the forearms, and from the eighth round he was always in front. Although Nelson was never dropped he took a severe beating as Britt kept chopping away at him, there being only one winner at the final bell.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:32, 14 April 2013

1907-07-31 (133lbs) Jimmy Britt w pts 20 Battling Nelson, The Auditorium Rink, San Francisco, California, USA. Referee: Jack Welch. Billed for the ‘white’ 133lbs title, Britt, who was the boss from the opening bell, regained the championship on the result. Using a defensive ploy that Nelson was unable to break down, Britt took the great majority of body punches coming his way on the forearms, and from the eighth round he was always in front. Although Nelson was never dropped he took a severe beating as Britt kept chopping away at him, there being only one winner at the final bell.